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5 Tips For Getting The Best Home Theater Sound Possible

This short, but SWEET, article will give you some tips on how to make sure your home theater delivers the sonic goods, giving you the best home theater sound your equipment is capable of. Tip 1: Use the right speakers This one is absolutely critical. Many people are simply using the wrong speakers in their […]

An Enthusiast’s First Dedicated Home Theater Room

Customer Profile Mr. Ang, of Dublin, CA is a thirty-something home theater enthusiast. He was moving into a new home and now had the space to make one of his dreams come true – a dedicated home theater. Project Overview The client came across Acoustic Frontiers from our listing as a Home Acoustics Alliance certified Level […]

Acoustic Treatment Design for a High End Audio Retail Store

Customer Profile The client was Music Lovers, a high-end audio store with two locations in San Francisco and Berkeley, CA. We worked with the manager of the SF store. Project Overview Acoustic Frontiers were asked by Music Lovers to assist with their main stereo listening room in the San Francisco store. The room is stoutly […]

Integrating Dual Subwoofers with Single Driver Horn Loaded Speakers

Customer Profile Cesar Rubio is a San Francisco Architectural photographer and keen audiophile. His tastes in components lean towards vinyl, valves and single driver or horn speakers. His high end audio system is installed in his living room which he also uses for entertaining. Project Overview This particular engagement involved integrating two JL Audio F112 […]

Helping Venhaus Audio Improve His Room Acoustics

Customer Profile The client, Chris Venhaus, is owner and operator of VH Audio. He has quite a bit of experience with acoustic measurements and had made an effort to acoustically treat his room. However he wanted to get an expert “second opinion” on his acoustic measurements and what further opportunities for improvement there might be. […]

Room Modes 101

What are room modes and how do they impact sound quality? Some unavoidable facts: ALL rooms have naturally occurring resonance frequencies called room modes or standing waves. If you read around the web you’ll find some more esoteric terms like eigentones or eigenmodes. I quite like calling them modal resonances. Room modes are the main cause […]

What is a high end stereo system?

A high end stereo system is something magical. Properly done, a high end audio system will transform how you listen to music and give you immense satisfaction for years to come. A high end stereo system is more than the sum of its parts. Stereo systems, unlike home theaters, have only a few pieces. Each one […]